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Noble Failures: Mirror’s Edge

Noble Failures: Mirror’s Edge

Hey it’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these but what the hell not like anyone reads them anyway. So I played through Mirrors Edge the 2008 DICE developed first person parkour game. The game arrived to mix reviews, some enjoyed the opened environments and unique gameplay, while others raged at its trial and error gameplay as well as short game length. Though scoring an 81% on Metacritic game sales weren’t what EA predicated and...

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Noble Failure: Fable 2

Noble Failure: Fable 2

I’m really torn right now about making Fable 2 a Noble Failure. I personally think it is a fantastic game with one of the most interesting use of choice in any video game I’ve ever played. I in fact liked this game so much I had trouble finishing the story since I still had a boat load of quests to finish and essentially an entire life to craft with a family to raise. I think the outcry of people of the internet that couldn’t get...

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Noble Failures: Nier

Nier is a game that nearly passed my radar if it weren’t for the horrible things that were spouted about it on the Internet. Most of these things are true, fortunately for me though this worked towards bringing out another Noble Failures. Nier was developer Cavia, a company known for releasing games that are Japanese as tentacle rape and published by Square Enix the creators of the most Japanese games ever. Bring us Nier a tale of a...

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Noble Failures – The Thing (2002)

Welcome to a new ongoing feature at Bonus Level, Noble Failures. This is an idea I’ve had for a while. Wherein I take a look back into gaming’s past and find those games that did at least one thing that was interesting and should be considered for adoption into future games. Even if these games were complete flops and complete junk otherwise I still felt they held some sort of untapped potential. A game that proved flamethrowers can...

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